Wasn't That A Toy?

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Home Inspector with King of the House Home Inspection, Inc

I got around to processing some of my photos from the latest Oaxaca trip. One day we got a surprise. My wife and I had been to a market about 20 miles out of the main city and the cab driver, our friend Felix, took us to a cafeteria for lunch. The cafeteria was a big fancy place. The food was never ending. But outside there was a kid's playground. They had, like at an amusement park, those little paddle boats in sort of a big tub.

But the thing that blew my mind was a full-size large airplane that the kids could play on. Now that is some playground piece.  

 

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What a classic plane...

Jan 31, 2011 11:40 PM #1
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Mike Jones
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Steven,

Isn't that a DC-3?  And you were visiting Oaxaca; I'm a little envious.  :)

Mike in Tucson

Jan 31, 2011 11:40 PM #2
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Steve, that plane looks to be an old DC-3. Talk about a work-horse...

Feb 01, 2011 05:09 AM #3
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Jay Markanich
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I am an old DC-1953.  Or so I'm told.

Yes, I was born in DC... and I am a work horse.

Feb 01, 2011 05:50 AM #4
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Charles McDonald
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Now that's quite a toy. The adults were probably just as impressed as the kids.

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Feb 01, 2011 07:26 AM #5
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Charles McDonald
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Now that's quite a toy. The adults were probably just as impressed as the kids.

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Feb 01, 2011 08:31 AM #6
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WOW, that is really cool Steven!

Too bad, your grandson wasn't with you!

Feb 01, 2011 08:32 AM #7
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Donald Hester
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Steve,

That is my kind of toy.  I could be a kid again in that!

Feb 01, 2011 11:31 AM #8
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How cool is that? I would have loved, not only as a kid, but even now to poke around in an old air plane!

Feb 01, 2011 11:37 AM #9
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That would be a blast to go check out. Thanks for the tip on a fun idea to see when in the area!

Feb 01, 2011 03:55 PM #10
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Now that is a great play ground accessory. I love old planes. One of the highlights of my trip to Seattle, besides meeting you Steve, was going to the Boeing air museum. That place was awesome.

Feb 01, 2011 08:58 PM #11
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